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EUMETSAT: Measuring the temperature of lava with satellites

Nyiragongo's temperature measured thanks to Meteosat satellite

Scientists used data from from the Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager (SEVIRI) onboard Meteosat satellite to measure the temperature of the lava lake at Nyiragongo, in the Democratic Rep

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Mon, 09/06/2014 - 09:42
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-1.51682
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29.2501

Indonesia: International Charter activated due to volcano eruption

Satellite image of volcano eruption

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated in Indonesia on 13 February by one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices,

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:17
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-7.935
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112.314

Indonesia: Satellite sees ash plume from Sinabung

natural-color image of an ash plume from Sinabung on January 16, 2014

The Sinabung volcano was seen as non-active, with no historical records of eruptions, until 2010.

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Thu, 23/01/2014 - 14:51
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43.1063
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6.35422

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia: International Charter activated

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sinabung Volcano in Indonesia

On 7 January 2014 the International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated due to the numerous eruption of the Mount Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Wed, 08/01/2014 - 12:54
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3.16964
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98.393

CATHALAC publishes satellite imagery of Guatemala volcano eruption

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) quickly reacted to yesterday's eruption of Guatemala's Fuego Volcano.

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Fri, 14/09/2012 - 07:33

Guatemala volcano eruption: Charter activated

On Saturday evening 19 May 2012, the Volcano "Fuego" in Guatemala had a strong eruption, which led to the evacuation of some communities located on its foothills.

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Wed, 23/05/2012 - 08:11
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14.473
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-90.88